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Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May - Book Review

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$24.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

A very important read for everyone during the wintering of a year that 2020 has become. Definitely one of the most entrancing self-help books I’ve read in a long while. May’s personal narrative illuminating her hardest and darkest of times was beautifully written, almost in a poetic form. Keep this book close as the winter season approaches; it’ll help shine a dim, healing light through the darkness. ~ Reviewed by Kirstin Swartz


Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May - Book Review

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$24.00
ISBN: 9780593189481
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

A beautiful book to remedy what ails us all today. May writes about a period in her life when the only way for her to heal was by wintering,; a drawing in of oneself, taking joy in the simple things, disconnecting from today's technological mania, and tuning back into nature, and the nature of ourselves. In a time when we've all needed to spend wintering, this book is a joy, and a timely one. ~ Reviewed by Becky Doherty


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life by Richard Carlson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780786881857
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Published: Hachette Books - January 16th, 1997

Breathe. Relax. Let your ego go. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Act Like a Lady: Questionable Advice, Ridiculous Opinions, and Humiliating Tales from Three Undignified Women by Keltie Knight - Book Review

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$22.00
ISBN: 9780593136447
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Published: Rodale Books - June 2nd, 2020

Hosts of the popular Ladygang podcast, Keltie, Becca and Jac bring forth an empowering and funny guide to being your own version of a “lady” in the twenty-first century. A great light-hearted read that is relatable, hilarious, serious and vulnerable. If you’re a mid-to-late 20’s lady and need some guidance for getting your life together, this book will leave you feeling whole and appreciative of being able to peer into these women's lives. I highly recommend checking out their podcast! ~ Reviewed by Kirstin Swartz


The Lost Art of Dying: Reviving Forgotten Wisdom by L.S. Dugdale - Book Review

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$27.99
ISBN: 9780062932631
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Published: HarperOne - July 7th, 2020

Dugdale turns to a medieval text called the ars moriendi for guidance in preparing for death. That text proposes that patience, hope, humility, faith, and "letting go" are essential as the final hour approaches. Dugdale believes a purposeful, productive life should include recognition of our finitude, so that those traits are naturally with us at the end. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


The Way of the Rose: The Radical Path of the Divine Feminine Hidden in the Rosary by Clark Strand - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780812988956
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Published: Random House - November 5th, 2019

Don't squinch your face when you see this book is about the rosary. This new work by a husband and wife team is about finding a new process of meditation and prayer. Spiritual but NOT preachy, it is insightful and meaningful, delving into the lore of ancient rosary practice (before Christianity) and its value in today's chaotic times. It is also a personal story that travels through many paths on the way to an intimate understanding of Divine Feminism that two brave people chose to share with us. ~ Reviewed by Maeve Noonan


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